Our Amenities We Offer

  • Abundant free parking at the head of each dock with plenty of dock carts
  • Card key access to boatyard with clean, modern heads and showers
  • 20′ x 44′ Inground Swimming Pool
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Walking distance to grocery and liquor stores, restaurants and shopping
  • Water and electricity at all slips, 100 amp. available
  • Floating docks and finger piers
  • Complete marine supply store
  • Gas and diesel fuel dock
  • Sewage pumpout service
  • Largest inside boat storage in the area
  • Dinghy storage racks at all docks
  • Laundry Facilities


  • Meet and Greet  – to introduce new customers/ kick off the summer! Come meet the new customers and have a hot dog on us!
  • Sailfest – July 8th -The largest fireworks celebration in New London, Ct July 8th festival downtown New London with food vendors amusement rides for the kids and plenty of shopping.
  • Secret Spot Fishing Tournament – July 15th – Hosted by members of pier Five and pier Four. Five dollars per person to enter, largest fish wins!
  • Chowder Cook off September 30th- Winner earns bragging rights and recognition on the CLAM! Featuring Music, Fire pit and Chowder!
  • Crocker’s Tog Off- October 15th –  $20 Per angler must sign up before the 14th.   Weigh ins at 2 pm will be at Crocker’s fuel dock.  Biggest three fish by weight win money. Join us for a hot dog after.


Whether cruising from Maine to Florida or just looking for a new over night spot, Crocker’s is a great family destination. Attractions include a lively and cultural diverse city with over 30 restaurants, walking distance to historic Fort Trumbull and minutes’ drive to beaches, shopping and US Nautilus museum. The most protected marina in Southeastern Connecticut. Crocker’s amenities include pool, laundry, floating docks, hauling capacity of 75 tons, a complete ship store and a full service facility. Crocker’s location is situated just minutes from New London’s transportation hub which includes trains, ferries and Greyhound buses. Family run for 133 years we are a true family business! We look forward to you seeing you!

Size in Feet




0′ – 39′








60′ and up




Utility Fee




30 Amp




50 Amp





What We Offer

  • Expert repair service with largest parts department in Southeastern Connecticut, including hard-to-find and discontinued parts
  • Certified technicians for Mercruiser, Johnson, Evinrude, OMC Sterndrive, Westerbeke, Universal, Yanmar and Volvo
  • Awlgrip and hull refinishing in on-site paint shop
  • Fiberglass and gel coat repairs
  • Waxing and detailing
  • On site brokerage and yacht sales

Although your slip at Crocker’s Boatyard is, by far, the best protected in the area, you’re in the midst of major transportation and attractions. Network bus, taxi services, Long Island, Fishers Island, and Block Island ferries and Amtrak trains are all less than one mile away. Airports are just a short distance. Car rental delivery and limousine service are available. Major New England attractions are abundant and close, including Harkness State Park, Garde Arts Center, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos, Ocean Beach Park, the Nautilus Museum and many historical landmarks, fine restaurants and local events.

Crocker's Boatyard

Our Legacy

For over 100 years Crocker’s Boatyard has meant safety, hospitality and easy access to generations of mariners. Located in Shaw’s Cove, a sheltered and deep cul-de-sac at the mouth of the Thames River, the 230 floating slips offer the best protection in the area. With a dockage depth of 12 feet, Crocker’s Boatyard welcomes seasonal, year round and transient boats up to 100′. With close proximity to Interstate 95, Interstate 395 and 85 no marina offers more amenities and services for power and sailboats.


Dockage & Winter Storage 2017-2018

Dockage 2018
Please Contact us for current pricing of Dockage
Winter Storage 2017-2018
Winter storage includes Hauling, Bottom Washing, Blocking, storing, and relaunching in spring
Please Contact us for current pricing of Winter Storage

Store Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Fuel Dock Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Contact Details

56 Howard Street, Shaw’s Cove New London, CT, 06320-4999 Telephone: 860.443.6304 Fax: 860.443.0279

Teressa-web Theresa – Office Manager E-Mail Theresa
Dave-web Dave Crocker – VP E-Mail Dave
Skip-web Skip Crocker – President
Greg-web Greg Crocker – Service Tech E-Mail Greg
Seve-web Steve Lubchansky – GM E-Mail Steve
Sam-web Sam Crocker – Assistant Manager E-Mail Sam


Copyright © 2016 Crockers Boatyard Inc.

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